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Derrick Rose Injury Update: Point Guard Will Not Play Against Boston Celtics On Thursday

The Chicago Bulls are staying cautious with injured point guard Derrick Rose, who will not play in the team's game against the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.

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After Thursday's game, the Bulls have Friday off before returning to action on Saturday afternoon against New Jersey. There's no telling exactly what Tom Thibodeau means by "very close," but it does suggest that Rose will be back in the next few games.

The Celtics game will be the fourth game in a row that the Bulls star has missed.

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